Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

November 13, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Todd Jones on Family Secrets in Scott Turow’s Innocent

Book Title: Innocent

Todd Jones is a man of faith and a man of action.  This weekend he was also a man about town, accompanying lovely wife Connie to the Nashville Public Library’s Literary Award Gala and Patrons Party.  The back-to-back evenings honoring author Scott Turow inspired him to write today’s post.  For Todd’s introductory bio and prior post on Six Presidents, please click here. From Todd: With …

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November 4, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Invited by Two Lovely Ladies, Scott Turow Comes to Town

Book Title: Identical

Keith Meacham, co-chair of this year’s Literary Award Gala, read Presumed Innocent on a beach trip in 1988.  It was her first Scott Turow novel, and she was in for a surprise.  “It must have just come out in paperback around then, and I remember buying it as a guilty pleasure, a beach read.  Within a few pages, I knew that I had misjudged; this was no …

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